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Thread: Speechless /Tears came to his eyes

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    41 yrs ago my best friend had a baby and gave him up for adoption.12yrs ago he wrote a letter to catholic social services requesting to meet her. The meeting took place. There has been ups and downs but all is working out with there relationship. 5yrs ago his adopitive father died and 2 yrs ago his adoptive mother died. She was not a quilter but had made a quilt for him and his other adopted sister. When his mom was 41 she had a baby of her own and on her death bed ask him if he would have a quilt made for her. Well ,last fall he asked me and proceeded to bring over a container of stuff.There was a sweatshirt in this container that had a bunch of girl scout badgers on it.I guess she went all the way to the top and her mom was at her side. I have done 5 of these quilts.(memory quilts of lost family members).I just wanted to share this with all of you.Thanks for looking.Sue P.S after looking at the quilt for 2 mins he went to the bathroom.Came back 5min later with tears and red eyes.

    Girl scout fabric I purchased for this quilt. After I got the fabric he then says to me ,I don't want this to be all girl scout stuff. He loved all the fabric.
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    The fabric with the badges on it was the fabric his mom was going to use.So I went ahead and used it.
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    Wow, this is a true labor of love from all people involved. Kudos to all. Thank you for sharing.

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    Wow very nice

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    What a special quilt and it turned out so beautiful!

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    Thanks for sharing....brings tears to my eyes as well.....

    You did a beautiful job with it!

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    Thanks for sharing!

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    what a labor of love. It is beautiful!

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    You should be so proud of yourself to meet a challenge and conquer it. Blessings many times over will come your way.

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    WOW! That is so awesome! Love the quilt and the story. I am sure that this will be so treasured.

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    what a beautiful quilt and memories for him...good job...

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    Great job!

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    You did a wonderful thing. this girl will treasure the quilt for the rest of her life.

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    What a special quilt. It's beautiful!! :thumbup:

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    that is gorgeous.

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    Yeah, more tears here. It is gorgeous and so so meaningful

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    That is awesome!

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    That is beautiful. A beautiful memory, a beautiful gesture and a beautiful ending!

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    wonderful story & beautiful job on the quilt!

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    VERY NICE

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    I agree, this was a labor of love and it shows. I can imagine that it brought tears to his eyes. A beautiful job.

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    What a labor of love - God bless you.

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    Very nice.

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